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9 foods every parent should keep in the pantry

A typical weekday evening in my house goes something like this: pick up the kids at 6:15 p.m. Commence whining. (Them, not me. Though sometimes me.) Home by 6:30 p.m. Put water up to boil/turn oven on/get rice going in t

Texas woman dies from flesh-eating bacteria after raw oysters banquet

A Texas woman died in October from a flesh-eating bacteria after she consumed raw oysters.   Jeanette LeBlanc was crabbing with her friends and family on the Louisiana coast in September when she contracted th

Patrick Stewart eats 'best' pizza of his life, stops to take photo with pizzeria staff

Despite eating his very first “slice” of pizza at the ripe old age of 72, English thespian Sir Patrick Stewart — now 77 — has reportedly declared New Haven-style pizza to be the “best”

Ina Garten reveals the only fast food she'll eat

When it comes to Ina Garten’s dream cuisine, it’s no surprise that the celebrity chef is seriously passionate about seasonal fruit and has eaten the same, healthy breakfast every day for 10 yea

Chick-fil-A opens on Sunday, provides food to stranded passengers at Atlanta airport

If anything good came out of Sunday’s mass cancellations at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson airport, it was probably the free Chick-fil-A.   The chicken chain, which is normally closed on Sundays, bro

Last-minute gifts for beer, wine and cocktail lovers

Christmas is fast-approaching. If you’re in full-on present panic, here are some quick gift go-tos that are sure to please the beer aficionado, oenophile or cocktail lover in your group.   Beer of the Mo


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